Richland deputy slightly injured in shooting


COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Richland County sheriff's deputy has been hurt after shots were fired through an apartment door by a suspect.

The sheriff's office says Deputy Douglas Rooks was treated for treated for injuries that were not considered serious after the shooting early Sunday.

The sheriff's office did not say exactly how Rooks was hurt.

Spokesman Curtis Wilson says Rooks was at an apartment complex when a resident said a couple was arguing at a nearby apartment. Wilson says when Rooks knocked on the door, someone fired shots through the door.

Twenty-two-year-old Jacob Mabry has been charged with attempted murder. Twenty-two-year-old Regina Loudagin is charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

It was not clear if they have lawyers.

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